Illegal (Belgium, France, Luxembourg, 2010)

  • Illegal (Belgium, France, Luxembourg, 2010)
  • World Movies admin
  • April 4, 2016

This thriller follows Tania, a Russian woman who has been living illegally in Belgium for 8 years with her 13-year-old son. After being denied permanent residence, Tania is arrested and refuses to reveal her real name.

Locked in a detention centre, far away from her son, Tania keeps fighting to have her refugee status approved by the government.

The film was the Belgian entry for the 2011 Academy Awards.

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